India, China Got "Tremendous Advantage" Of Developing Country Status: Trump
Friday, January 24, 2020, 7:38 AM
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday complained that his country has not been "treated fairly" by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), stating that the United States is not considered a "developing nation" while China and India are, by the global trade body. The US President stressed that the WTO has been "very unfair to the United States for many, many years".
India ropes in global institution to curb contamination in spice shipments
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 8:39 PM
India has roped in an agency supported by WTO to train its farmers of black pepper, cumin, fennel and coriander on food safety and hygiene, to tackle increasing rejection of its spice exports by US, European Union, Australia and Japan. Many exporters are unable to meet the requirements of the destination markets due to high-levels of aflatoxin, salmonella and pesticide residues in the shipments.
India gets WTO nod to establish dispute panel
Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 8:16 AM
India on Tuesday secured the WTO's permission to establish a dispute settlement panel to rule on controversial unilateral duties imposed by the US on the imports of steel and aluminium under the controversial US Section 232 security provisions . The US blocked India's first request on 21 November but, under WTO rules, when a complainant makes a second request the panel is automatically established.